Ken Kalfus discussing and signing 2 A.M. In Little America a novel that imagines a future in which sweeping civil conflict has forced America's young people to flee its borders, into an unwelcoming world. Brimming with mystery, suspense, and Kalfus's distinctive comic irony, 2 A.M. in Little America poses several questions vital to the current moment: What happens when privilege is reversed? Who is watching and why? How do tribalized politics disrupt our ability to distinguish what is true and what is not? Ken will be at MacDowell this summer.
Praise for 2 A.M. in Little America
"Kalfus is one of contemporary literature's best-kept secrets. He's a writer's writer through and through, but with 2 A.M. in Little America, he's poised to make a major crossover into the mainstream . . . Kalfus explores powerful questions about tribalization, alienation, and exile." --Esquire, "Best Books of Spring 2022"